Section .0300 - Qualified Agricultural Program Grants

Link to law: http://reports.oah.state.nc.us/ncac/title 02 - agriculture and consumer services/chapter 57 - tobacco trust fund commission/02 ncac 57 .0301.html
Published: 2015

Subscribe to a Global-Regulation Premium Membership Today!

Key Benefits:

Subscribe Now
SECTION .0300 - QUALIFIED

AGRICULTURAL PROGRAM GRANTS

 

02 NCAC 57 .0301             PURPOSE

The purpose of the Commission's

grants for Qualified Agricultural Programs is to support and foster the

vitality and solvency of the tobacco-related segment of the State's agricultural

economy, particularly the segment adversely affected by the Master Settlement

Agreement.  Projects shall address one or more of the following goals:

(1)           Alleviating and avoiding

unemployment in the tobacco-related sector of the State's agricultural economy;

(2)           Preserving and increasing

local tax bases in agricultural areas;

(3)           Encouraging the economic

stability of participants in the State's agricultural economy;

(4)           Optimally using natural

resources in the tobacco-related segment of the State's agricultural economy;

or

(5)           Any other goal that will

promote the public good by supporting and fostering the vitality and solvency

of the tobacco-related sector of the State's agricultural economy.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S.

143-716; 143-718;

Temporary Adoption Eff. May

15, 2002;

Eff. April 15, 2003;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. October 24, 2015.